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Buffalo Among next 25 tech hubs
December 02, 2022

7 Great Cities for Working Remotely – Livability See where Buffalo lands on the list.

Buffalo is one of America’s favorite cities to visit, and for remote workers, it’s also a great place to live. Buffalo’s history and charm make it fun to explore in the summer, and you’ll love staying home to telecommute in your slippers during the long, snowy winters.

Buffalo’s remote workers have about ten favorite haunts, including coffee shops and coworking spaces. One top-rated space is Dig at Innovation Center Buffalo, a multi-use space that encourages creative collaboration.

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December 01, 2022

Tom Kucharski makes City & State NY’s 2022 Economic Development Power 100 list

Thomas Kucharski has led a series of transformative initiatives since joining Invest Buffalo Niagara well over two decades ago, including building a research department with cutting-edge mapping capabilities through the Buffalo Niagara Commercial Listing System. At the helm of the economic development organization, which represents Western New York’s eight counties, Kucharski has garnered $4.4 billion in investment as president and CEO. Over 42,000 jobs have been created or retained under his leadership.

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November 30, 2022

But for the Blizzards, a Climate Utopia?

Should we consider Buffalo to be a climate haven as certain parts of the country become uninhabitable? “There is no place that will avoid the negative impacts of climate change,” says Ryan McPherson, University at Buffalo’s chief sustainability officer. “But the types of threats that we experience here, I’ll take those over tornadoes, supersaturated climate-induced hurricanes, and wildfires that are the most destructive because you have the least prepping time.”

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November 22, 2022

Buffalo Museum to Reopen in May

The former Albright-Knox Art Gallery, now named the Buffalo AKG Art Museum, will reopen to the public on May 25, 2023, with a vastly renovated and expanded campus designed by the OMA partner Shohei Shigematsu.

A $20 million commitment from New York State, announced Monday by Gov. Kathy Hochul, completes the Buffalo museum’s $230 million capital campaign, believed to be the largest for a cultural institution in the history of western New York.

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November 04, 2022

Edwards Vacuum plans to bring $319 million plant, 600 jobs to Genesee County

“Kucharski called Edwards’ announcement a vote of confidence in the region, not only in the STAMP site but also its resources like the region’s colleges, its workforce, the availability of low-cost power and an ample water supply.”

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November 02, 2022

Major Semiconductor Supply Chain Manufacturer Edwards Vacuum to Build $319 Million Facility in Genesee County

“This major investment from Edwards Vacuum builds on our momentum to secure New York as a leader in semiconductor manufacturing,” Governor Hochul said. “On the heels of Micron’s $100 billion commitment to Central New York, as well as New York’s Green CHIPS legislation and the federal CHIPS and Science Act, we are better positioned than ever to make New York a global hub for advanced manufacturing and attract the jobs of the future. I am thrilled to welcome Edwards Vacuum to Genesee County and look forward to working with them, as well as our local, state, and federal partners, as they make New York their home.”

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Site Selector News
October 28, 2022

Buffalo is Showing its True Colors

“It’s refreshing to be at a meeting like that and have everybody know about the positive things going on in our region,” says Tom Kucharski, longtime president and CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara, a privately funded alliance of eight counties of Western New York.

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October 12, 2022

These WNY manufacturers recently completed expansions

“Several local manufacturing companies recently have completed expansion projects, and more are on the way as steady growth and a need for space became the “new normal” last year.”

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Buffalo Among next 25 tech hubs
October 03, 2022

Governor Hochul Announces Electrovaya to Establish Lithium-Ion Gigafactory in Chautauqua County

“New York State continues to play a leading role in the research and development of advanced, cutting-edge, and innovative energy technologies,” Governor Hochul said.“Thanks to state resources, Electrovaya is bringing up to 250 jobs to Chautauqua County and deepening New York’s involvement in the growing clean energy sector. The race is on to capture the high-paying jobs that come with clean tech, and there is no place like New York for these manufacturers to grow, operate, and thrive.”

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09.07.2022
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03.30.2021
INVEST BUFFALO UNVEILS PROACTIVE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
02.01.2021
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12.16.2020
INVEST BUFFALO NIAGARA PRESIDENT & CEO KUCHARSKI TO CHAIR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL